With the game’s newest update, information miners found evidence of a potential Team Rocket and ‘Shadow Pokémon’ look in Pokémon GO. Since then, developer Niantic has teased the long-lasting evildoers through its AR photo mode and artwork, however this newest stunt is the biggest tease up to now.
Throughout Pokémon GO Fest in Dortmund, Germany – an occasion hosted by Niantic which has drawn in gamers from everywhere in the world – a hot air balloon that includes Team Rocket’s letter ‘R’ emblem was noticed, almost definitely performing as a nod to the Meowth-shaped balloon that Jessie and James use within the franchise’s anime collection. Eurogamer studies that players in attendance have been inspired to collect for an occasion picture when it flew overhead.
So what does this all imply? Well, the info mined evidence means that there’ll a brand new achievement referring to battle encounters with Team Rocket grunts and that you will be tasked with purifying the aforementioned Shadow Pokémon. Several monsters have reportedly been given Shadow variations according to the info, however it would be wise to wait till Niantic formally releases the new content earlier than getting too excited over the possibilities.
It was additionally recently confirmed that Armoured Mewtwo could be appearing in Raid Battles for a limited time.